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Key Details:

Base Location:
Wellington, New Zealand


6ft 1 inch / 185cm


Playing Age:

Perfomance Agent:
Gail Cowan Management

Showcast Link:

James Ladanyi Showcast Profile.

Creative Projects History. 

April- September 2023 

October 2022 - February 2023

February 2021 - Present

June - August 2022

November 2021 - May 2022

November 2021

March - June 2021

November 2020 - April 2021

July - September 2020

July 2020 - October 2020

June 2019

September 2018 - Sept 2019

Creative Producer on 'Verbatim' at Circa Theatre, for
2023 TAHI Festival of New Zealand Solo Performance.  

Premiere of debut solo theatre show 'Where The Water Lies' at 2023
New Zealand Fringe Festival. Performed at MEANWHILE Gallery. 

Producer and Interviewer on 'PhD: Unpacked' podcast.

Producer and voice actor for Wellington City Council
'What Positive Sexual Consent Sounds Like' audio project.

Producer, Actor, and Director of 'Off The Page' ~ an anthology 
theatre show for the 2022 Featherston Booktown Festival. 

Lead acting role in 'Buzzkill' short film.

Actor in Wellington Schools Tour of 'BATCH' theatre show.

Stand-in performance work on Apple TV's  'Mr Corman'.

Lead acting role in 'One Way' short film.

Actor in polylogue theatre show 'BATCH'  at Bats Theatre
for 2020 TAHI Festival of New Zealand Solo Performance

Actor in  'Caucasian Chalk Circle' at Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol U.K.

Full- time Master of Arts Professional Acting programme at
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, United Kingdom





Singing Voice Type: Baritone (G2-G4)
Singing Styles: Musicals, Folk, Pop, Blues
Advanced Instrument: Acoustic Guitar

Other Instruments: Piano, Percussion


Stage Combat Qualifications: 
British Association of Stage Combat.
Standard Qualification in: 
Hand-to-hand (with Distinction)
Single Sword (with Distinction) 
Rapier & Dagger (with Distinction)

British Guild of Stage Combat.
Advanced Qualification in:
Broadsword (with Distinction)
Knife (with Distinction)
Quarterstaff (with Distinction) 
Gladius & Shield (with Merit)

Ballroom, Jazz, Modern, Period, Irish.


Advanced Skill Accents:

Australian | French | Southern Irish | General Scottish | 
Cockney | Modern London | South-west England | Hungarian |
American/Californian | American/Southern |

Intermediate Skill Accents:

Northern Irish | Liverpool | Yorkshire | Birmingham | Welsh |


stage combat compilation.


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